The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation knowingly created an inequitable system of setting premiums for workers’ comp insurance that resulted in overcharges to hundreds of thousands of Ohio businesses between 2001 and 2008, according to a judge’s ruling in a class-action lawsuit.
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The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation in fiscal 2012:
- Provided coverage to more than 252,000 employers
- Received premiums and assessments from employers totaling more than $2 billion
- Processed more than 116,000 new claims
- Paid out $1.9 billion in benefits